Felix Gray Expands Its Blue Light Filtering Lens Technology


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Felix Gray eyewear is entering the prescription lens market. The collection features lenses that have blue light filtering technology to protect the eyes from digital eye strain. The company was cofounded by David Roger and Chris Benedict in 2015. Roger serves as the company’s chief executive officer. According to Roger, the blue-light filtering lenses, which also feature an anti-reflective coating, counter the two key issues for consumers who are on their computer screens — or other digital device — all day long: digital eye strain and glare. While initially meant for people who have 20/20 vision or contact lens wearers, the ceo said the company entered the prescription lens market because of demand from its consumer base. The company has been working on the development of the lenses for the last 10 months, he said. “We started Felix Gray as the solution for the all-too-many people who deal with symptoms associated with staring at a screen for long periods of time. Because it’s our own lens, it was difficult to move into prescription right away,” Roger said. In addition to eye strain and possible risk of macular degeneration, Roger said one complication from too much blue light — and even LED lighting — is

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